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BRIAN SKOLOFF,Associated PressTUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband launched a political action committee aimed at curbing gun violence on Tuesday, the second anniversary of the Tucson shooting that killed six people and left her critically...
WSBT-TVSOUTH BEND- The aftermath of what happened in Newtown, Connecticut is shedding more light on mental health in our country. The mental health of the shooter, Adam Lanza, is being investigated as to a possible motive of why he did this. We're digging...
LONDON (AP) — Nearly everywhere around the world, people are living longer and fewer children are dying. But increasingly, people are grappling with the diseases and disabilities of modern life, according to the most expansive global look so far...
Tags: Health, Health and Safety at School, Africa, Europe, Malaria
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Parents of children slain in the Connecticut school massacre held photos of their sons and daughters, cried, hugged and spoke in quavering voices as they called for a national dialogue to help prevent similar tragedies. "I do...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana has been "deliberately indifferent" to the plight of mentally ill inmates in its state prisons, who amount to nearly a quarter of the system's population, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton...
WSBT-TVAnyone buying a gun has to go through an extensive background check, but one thing that's not checked is mental health. The FBI does the background checks. Those checks reveal whether someone has a criminal history. But unless a mental issue has...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- Ed Denny, a Broadway Christian Church volunteer, gently coaxed a woman to finish her plate of biscuits and gravy one morning at the church's daily breakfast for the homeless. "You need to put on weight," he congenially reminded the wispy...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Dozens of states have slashed spending on mental health care over the last four years, driven by the recession's toll on revenue and, in some cases, a new zeal to shrink government. But that trend may be heading for a U-...
WSBT-TV ReporterIt’s a shocking statistic impacting lots of local families – last year in St. Joseph County, more people died from accidental drug overdoses than in car accidents. Many of those deaths were caused by prescription drugs. It’s a...
Tags: Theft, Substance Abuse, Symptoms, Pain, Flu
SOUTH BEND – A former bank president accused of molesting a 6-year-old girl in May 2008 has been sentenced to two years in prison for violating the terms of a plea agreement. 45-year-old William Peterson of Granger pleaded guilty to sexual battery...
Tags: Court Preliminary, Trials, Misdemeanors, Prosecution, Sex Crimes
SOUTH BEND TRIBUNESOUTH BEND — Speaking softly, Corwin Brown offered mostly simple yes or no answers to a judge’s questions Thursday, as he pleaded guilty, but mentally ill, to confining and battering his wife last year. The former professional football...
Tags: Health, Court Preliminary, Sports, Trials, Behavioral Conditions
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterIn the fall of 2010, Madison Center's finances crumbled faster than anyone expected, calling on Oaklawn to take over thousands of outpatient cases. Right away. Memorial Hospital took the inpatient care in 2011. "We didn't have a five-year plan to get...
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